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The Wine Enthusiast Podcast takes you on a tantalizing trip into the world of wine, beer and spirits. Drink up engaging, behind-the-scenes stories reported and recorded by Wine Enthusiast’s editors. In each episode, we explore emerging trends, provide educational tidbits, and introduce you to the passionate people who craft, shake, ferment, and pour their beverage of choice. Inside every bottle is a story.

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The Wine Enthusiast Podcast takes you on a tantalizing trip into the world of wine, beer and spirits. Drink up engaging, behind-the-scenes stories reported and recorded by Wine Enthusiast’s editors. In each episode, we explore emerging trends, provide educational tidbits, and introduce you to the passionate people who craft, shake, ferment, and pour their beverage of choice. Inside every bottle is a story.

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By DavidLee12345 - Oct 29 2017
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I like the Wine Enthusiast podcasts overall. Well produced and offering a wide variety of subjects.

Informative & fun

By DDJ026 - Feb 03 2017
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An unpretentious and fun take on educating people on wine.

iTunes Ratings

94 Ratings
Average Ratings
43
30
12
2
7

Worth Subscribing...

By DavidLee12345 - Oct 29 2017
Read more
I like the Wine Enthusiast podcasts overall. Well produced and offering a wide variety of subjects.

Informative & fun

By DDJ026 - Feb 03 2017
Read more
An unpretentious and fun take on educating people on wine.

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Wine Enthusiast Podcast

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The Wine Enthusiast Podcast takes you on a tantalizing trip into the world of wine, beer and spirits. Drink up engaging, behind-the-scenes stories reported and recorded by Wine Enthusiast’s editors. In each episode, we explore emerging trends, provide educational tidbits, and introduce you to the passionate people who craft, shake, ferment, and pour their beverage of choice. Inside every bottle is a story.

3:10 Mastering Wine

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What does it take to become a certified sommelier, or a Master of Wine?  We’ll get tips from some pros.  Also, it’s no secret that the Master of Wine exam is notoriously difficult. We'll hear from one M-W who wasn't sure she'd pass the test.

May 14 2018

27mins

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1:5 Wine Myths Debunked

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In this episode, we tap Lauren Buzzeo, tasting director and senior editor, to answer your burning wine questions and debunk the most common myths. Plus, Digital Managing Editor Marina Vataj hits the streets of New York City to find out just how much wine lovers really know about their favorite drink. The results will surprise you.

Jan 05 2017

27mins

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4:8 Future Wine Trends

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Executive Editor Susan Kostrzewa talks with a sommelier from a famous restaurant and a buyer from a major New York City wine retailer about upcoming beverage trends.

Dec 05 2018

38mins

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2:4 The Past, Present and Future of Spanish Wine

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Dive deep into the wines of Priorat with Contributing Editor Michael Schachner then join Patrick Mata, co-founder of Olé Imports, as he discusses how red wine, white wine, rosé and Cava have evolved in Spain over the last two decades.

Jul 19 2017

35mins

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1:12 A Wine Tour of California’s Central Coast

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From Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz, discover the diversity of vineyards and grapes. Matt Kettmann, who reviews the wines of the region, is your guide.

Apr 11 2017

35mins

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2:6 Washington Wine: Then and Now

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In this episode, Contributing Editor Sean Sullivan brings us on a deep dive through the history of Washington State wine. Featuring one of the region’s founding fathers, Allen Shoup, we learn how Washington went from a little-known region to wine-producing powerhouse. 

Aug 16 2017

30mins

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2:10 The World’s Best Value Wines

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Executive Editor Susan Kostrzewa and Managing Editor and Tasting Director Lauren Buzzeo sit down to discuss Wine Enthusiast’s anticipated Top 100 Best Buys of 2017. They reveal how this list is compiled, who chose what, and why price does not equal quality.

Oct 12 2017

22mins

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3:2 Destinations

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We’ll sip our way around the globe, with wine-fueled stops on three different continents.  We’ll visit Cape Town and meet a sommelier and winemaker on a mission.  Plus, we’ll get down and dirty with the Mosel Riesling harvest in Germany.  And, after wildfires raged through northern California last fall, we’ll hear about an all-hands-on-deck effort to Rebuild Wine Country.

Jan 24 2018

32mins

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1:2 The What, Where and When of Cellaring Wine

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In this episode of the Wine Enthusiast Podcast, we dive into our annual Top 100 Cellar Selections and learn what it takes to land on the coveted list.  Plus we tap a cellar expert for tips on making sure your storage specs are up to snuff. And two Northwest Chefs takes us into their cellars and share some of their favorite moments of collecting. 

Thanks to: Tom Douglas & Thierry Rautureau

Nov 17 2016

24mins

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2:1 The 411 on Rosé

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In this week's episode, I talk about the wine of the season, rosé, and chat with rosé experts on its rise in popularity, different styles and regions to check out, as well as how to pair the pink stuff with your favorite food. 

Jun 07 2017

40mins

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4:2 America’s Best Pinot Noir

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Wine Enthusiast contributing editors breakdown the beauty of American-made Pinot Noir, plus we talk with Blaine Ashley, Founder of NY Champagne week, about groundbreaking women who founded famous Champagne houses, and her new event dedicated to females working in fizz today.

Sep 12 2018

36mins

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3:1 Wine and Wellness

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New year… new format! We’re kicking off 2018 with an excitingly different taste and feel, as we take a look at wine and wellness.   Hitting the mat, and pouring a glass: we talk with the founder of New York’s Yoga Unwined about the intersection of vinyasa and vino.  A renowned Master of Wine talks about taking his last drink, and continuing a career in the industry.  And, if a little detox is among your New Year’s resolutions, we’ll show you how to do it stylishly and deliciously - with mocktails.  

Jan 10 2018

22mins

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2:2 The Trials and Triumphs of Wine Education

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What motivates someone to pursue formal wine education? And how do they balance work, family and studies to have a life? We talk to three students of the vine and get their stories plus their advice and lessons learned.

Jun 22 2017

36mins

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4:4 The Science of Wine and Food Pairing

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Contributing Editor Nils Bernstein discusses the science of wine and food pairing with a top NYC chef and sommelier, plus Spirits Editor Kara Newman chats with the owner of New York’s first CBD restaurant and bar.

Oct 10 2018

36mins

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5:7 New York State of Wine

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Tasting Director Alexander Peartree talks to Paul Brady, Brand Ambassador to the New York Wine and Grape Foundation, and this year’s 40 Under 40 Tastemaker, about Cabernet Franc’s diversity and why it deserves your attention. 

Aug 22 2019

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2:3 Throw Pairing Rules Out The Window

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Champagne and cider with steak? Mezcal with cheese? Dopplebock and lemon meringue pie? We speak with four drinks experts and raconteurs turning the world of food pairing upside down. Hear from The Champagne Parlor and Tokyo Record Bar Owner Ariel Arce, Shacksbury Cider Co-Founder David Dolginow, Beverage Director and Sommelier for Rosa Mexicano restaurants Courtenay Greenleaf, and The Publican Beer Director Adam Vavrick.

Jul 05 2017

38mins

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1:10 Are Wine Terms Legit or Bulls&*(?

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In this episode, Contributing Editor Mike Schachner riffs with New York City beverage directors Pascaline Lepeltier and Jeff Porter on whether popular wine terms help or hinder our understanding of what’s in the glass.

Mar 15 2017

32mins

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4:7 The Enthusiast 100 Round Table

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Executive Editor Susan Kostrzewa, Managing Editor Lauren Buzzeo and Tasting Director Alexander Peartree talk wine styles, origins, trends, ageability and more as we discuss our list of the year’s top wines, The Enthusiast 100 of 2018.

Nov 21 2018

47mins

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1:9 Living the 16-Hour Work Day of a Sommelier

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Senior Digital Editor Jameson Fink tags along with Victoria James of New York City’s Piora as she navigates the ins and outs of a restaurant on a Friday from morning to night. 

Feb 28 2017

23mins

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2:12 Getting Frisky Over Whiskey

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What should wine lovers look for in a Bourbon? Is Scotch really that intimidating? WE Editors Kara Newman and Dylan Garret pull up to the bar to talk to two experts—Flavien Desoblin, owner of The Brandy Library and Copper & Oak, and New York Times spirits writer Clay Risen—about America’s favorite brown spirit, whiskey.

Nov 08 2017

33mins

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5:12 Excellent Red Wines of Austria

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Contributing Editor Anne Krebiehl talks with Lance Foyster, Master of Wine and co-owner of U.K. importing company Clark Foyster, about Austria’s red grapes and what you need to know about these lovely and seductive wines.

Oct 28 2019

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5:11 Bargain Bordeaux

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European Editor Roger Voss sits down with Françoise Lannoye, President of the Côtes de Bordeaux, to discuss the importance and affordability of wines produced in these appellations, and reveals three wines under $30 worth buying now.

Oct 15 2019

19mins

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5:10 New Zealand Beyond Sauvignon Blanc

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Christina Pickard, our contributing editor for Australia and New Zealand, sits down with Christopher Tanghe, award-winning master sommelier and chief instructor for GuildSomm, to talk about the rich and diverse wines of New Zealand beyond Sauvignon Blanc. 

Oct 01 2019

29mins

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5:9 Diverse Styles of Russian River Pinot Noir

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Virginie Boone, W.E.’s Contributing Editor for California, talks to Matt Coyne, sommelier at Farmhouse Inn and Restaurant in the Russian River Valley, about the Valley’s excellent and diverse Pinot Noir.

Sep 17 2019

19mins

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5:8 Rhône Blends Rise in Paso Robles

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In this episode, Contributing Editor Matt Kettman sits down with Ian Adamo, owner of Somm's Kitchen in Paso Robles, California, to talk about why Rhône blends are becoming a local phenomenon, and what each unique variety brings to the final wine. 

Sep 04 2019

22mins

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5:7 New York State of Wine

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Tasting Director Alexander Peartree talks to Paul Brady, Brand Ambassador to the New York Wine and Grape Foundation, and this year’s 40 Under 40 Tastemaker, about Cabernet Franc’s diversity and why it deserves your attention. 

Aug 22 2019

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5:6 Sonoma Rosé on the Rise

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California Contributing Editor Virginie Boone talked with Rodney Strong's winemaker Justin Seidenfeld about the region’s rosés, how they're growing in popularity and why they’re here to stay.

Aug 03 2019

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5:5 Drink the other go-to fizz of the French

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Contributing Editor and Taster Anne Krebiehl explores the versatility of Crémant d'Alsace with master sommelier Eric Zwiebel. 

Jul 21 2019

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5:4 Ancient Greek Wines for the Modern Drinker

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Did you know that Greek wine varieties like Limniona date back over 3,000 years and were written about by Homer and Aristotle, but almost became extinct? In this episode, Susan Kostrzewa, Executive Editor at Wine Enthusiast, talks with Kamal Kouiri, Wine Director of Molyvos and Ousia restaurants in New York City, about the country’s oldest and most interesting ancient grapes, and tap some top protectors of vine history that are saving these national treasures.

Jul 09 2019

28mins

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5:3 Diverse Shiraz from Down Under

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Practically synonymous with Australia, Shiraz is the most well known varietal down under. Most people, however, know it as coming from one region and made in one style. But just as Australia is a far more diverse winemaking country than it's given credit for, so too is Aussie Shiraz. Christina Pickard, Wine Enthusiast contributing editor for Australia and New Zealand, talks with native Aussie Tim Harris, the owner of New York City's Burke and Wills and the Manhattan Cricket Club all about Shiraz.

Jun 23 2019

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5:2 Bright, Fresh, Chillable Red Wines from the Central Coast

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Contributing Editor Matt Kettmann interviews Peter Stolpman, of Stolpman Vineyards, leading the natural, bright, fresh, chillable red wine trend.

Jun 09 2019

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5:1 The Many Faces of Summer’s Best White, Chenin Blanc

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Did you know that South African Chenin Blanc is the greatest wine to be in your glass this summer? Lauren Buzzeo, Managing Editor at Wine Enthusiast, talks to Sam Timberg, Co-founder and Managing Director of Meridian Prime, a U.S. importer that specializes in South African wine. They’ll discuss the history, versatility, top regions and producers, and tell you which ones you need to check out this summer.

May 29 2019

33mins

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4:8 Future Wine Trends

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Executive Editor Susan Kostrzewa talks with a sommelier from a famous restaurant and a buyer from a major New York City wine retailer about upcoming beverage trends.

Dec 05 2018

38mins

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4:7 The Enthusiast 100 Round Table

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Executive Editor Susan Kostrzewa, Managing Editor Lauren Buzzeo and Tasting Director Alexander Peartree talk wine styles, origins, trends, ageability and more as we discuss our list of the year’s top wines, The Enthusiast 100 of 2018.

Nov 21 2018

47mins

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4:6 Climate Change and Wine

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Contributing Editor Nils Bernstein speaks with winemakers from New York, Michigan and England on how their wines and winemaking overall is being influenced by global warming.

Nov 07 2018

45mins

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4:5 California’s Real Red Wine Blends

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Contributing Editor Matt Kettmann interviews the innovative winemaker from Denner Vineyards about what’s behind this trend, plus Executive Editor Susan Kostrzewa talks cellaring tips with a pro.

Oct 23 2018

44mins

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4:4 The Science of Wine and Food Pairing

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Contributing Editor Nils Bernstein discusses the science of wine and food pairing with a top NYC chef and sommelier, plus Spirits Editor Kara Newman chats with the owner of New York’s first CBD restaurant and bar.

Oct 10 2018

36mins

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4:3 Old Vines, New World

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Managing Editor Lauren Buzzeo interviews two key individuals that have spearheaded South Africa’s remarkable Old Vine Project, plus we talk with pioneering vintners from Vienna and Alsace on the trending phenomena of Field Blends.

Sep 25 2018

39mins

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4:2 America’s Best Pinot Noir

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Wine Enthusiast contributing editors breakdown the beauty of American-made Pinot Noir, plus we talk with Blaine Ashley, Founder of NY Champagne week, about groundbreaking women who founded famous Champagne houses, and her new event dedicated to females working in fizz today.

Sep 12 2018

36mins

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4:1 England is Sparkling

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We talk to the award-winning sparkling winemakers in England taking the wine world by storm, plus learn about the key German white varieties beyond Riesling from legendary wine importer Rudy Wiest.

Aug 29 2018

36mins

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